Creating jewelry has given her the opportunity to learn new things. She has gotten to know the other women and enjoys being with them. It gives her a reason to get up in the morning.
Through her earned wages, she is now able to pay for basic household needs. She can even pay for her daughters to go to the university. She is so thankful that she can send her girls to the university!
She is also thankful for the women brought into her life and has created close friendships. Her friends are willing to help her in many ways and she really appreciates their support and love.
Sukaina has become a stronger person because of her work. The money she earns helps her son and her daughter who are both at the university right now! She is proud t0 provide for her children's education.
She enjoys only working in the mornings, so she can be home in time to prepare meals for her family.
Dalal would like prayers for her 13-year-old daughter who has physical and mental challenges. Her daughter is on a waiting list to have a surgery. This surgery will straighten her back and hopefully relieve some of her pain. Also, Dalal is feeling pressure because of her husband’s debts. She is very grateful for the work and happy to be able to help her family.
Creating jewelry is a good situation for a woman. Futna especially likes being able to only work in the mornings, so she can be home to prepare dinner for her family.
Because of her work through Trades of Hope, Futna has learned many new things. Making jewelry, baskets and other decorations from recycled paper was new and surprisingly rewarding to her. She loves the idea of recycling items into something new and beautiful. Her favorite part of job is being artistic. She is grateful to have a job where she creates beautiful things.